Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price (DLG)

385.80 +1.10 (+0.29%) delayed: 9:37PM GMT
Bid price 385.70 Open price 385.80
Ask price 385.80 Prev close 385.80
High price 387.70 Spread 0.03%
Low price 383.40 Volume 3,867,373

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Information

Name Direct Line Insurance Group Epic DLG
Sector Nonlife Insurance ISIN GB00BY9D0Y18
Activites Direct Line Group is a retail general insurer with leading market positions in the United Kingdom, a strong presence in the direct motor channel in Italy and Germany and a focused position in UK SME commercial insurance. The Group operates under highly recognised brands such as Direct Line and Churchill and is comprised of five primary segments: motor, home, rescue and other personal lines, commercial and international. In the UK, Direct Line Group utilises a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business model that covers most major customer segments for personal lines general insurance. The Group also has a focused presence in the commercial market. The Group occupies leading market positions in terms of in-force policies and has the most highly recognised brands in the UK for personal motor and home insurance including Direct Line and Churchill. Other primary Direct Line Group brands include Privilege and Green Flag; NIG, a provider of insurance solutions to UK SMEs and Direct Line For Business ('DL4B'), the Group's direct commercial brand. The Group is also a major provider of insurance through a number of strategic partnerships. In Italy and Germany the Group operates under the Direct Line brand. Index FTSE 100

Direct Line Insurance Group Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 385.80 Net Gearing (%) 63.57
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,303.38 Gross Gearing (%) 75.09
Shares in issue (m) 1,375.00 Debt Ratio 75.09
P/E Ratio 18.91 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 14.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 4.01
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 2.10
Dividend cover (x) 1.24 ROCE (%) 3.49
Earning per share (p) 20.40 EPS Growth (%) -49.75
52 week high / low 411.30 / 328.40 DPS Growth (%) 5.80

Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
19/12/2017 BUY Penny James ED 135,983
27/11/2017 BUY Danuta Gray NED 10,000
20/09/2017 DRI John Reizenstein ED 5,158
20/09/2017 DRI Clare Thompson NED 696
31/08/2017 TIN Paul Geddes CEO 249,103

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08:40 14/02/2018

Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC

Berenberg today reaffirms its hold investment rating on Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) and cut its price target to 378p (from 390p). Story provided by Broker Forecasts data provided by

16:47 09/02/2018

FTSE's slide exacerbated by weaker oil prices

Oil prices dropped sharply after Iran announced plans to boost production and US crude oil output hit a record high. Brent crude oil declined 2.2% to $63.35 per barrel. This dragged on the performance of oil majors BP (BP.) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), falling by up to 2.3% apiece. As the...

13:58 09/02/2018

Direct Line Insurance Group profit rises by better-than-expected 53%

Direct Line Insurance Group said it expected to report a 53% rise in annual profit, beating market expectations, amid robust results in its motor and commercial divisions and lower-than-expected weather claims. Pre-tax profit would be around £540.0m, compared to £353.0m a year earlier, the...

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Discussions

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Direct Line Group (DLG)

Direct Line Group website Financial Calendar Recent Broker Notes Barchart Indicators Recent Market news Direct Line Group(DLG) Fundamentals Direct Line Announcement of Offer Price The offer price has been set at 175 pence per Ordinary Share, implying a total market...

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Direct Line (DLG)

Direct Line has come to the market with a prospective yield of around 7%. Further tranches of shares are due to be released in 2013 and 2014.

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DELLING, Boring Miserable Swedo Company, But is it Cheap?. (DLG)

The answer to that I believe is... Its going cheap at the moment and there looks to be considerable upside from its present price of circa 10p. Ive had it on the watchlist for the last 6 months and it continues to do deal after deal but nobody notices . Plenty more room for acqusitions aswell...

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